Thursday, 20 November 2014

Seize The Birthday - Leaves

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Welcome to another challenge at Seize The Birthday!  For this challenge our topping is leaves (although you can still play along with any birthday project).


We're having an incredibly mild November in the UK and the colours of the autumn leaves are glorious.  I got the inspiration for the leaf skirt after seeing this creation by Ruth.

I inked up some Trendy Leaves from one of the new STAMPlorations sets, overstamped some of them with the text stamp from Live Love Laugh, fussy cut the leaves and teamed them with Julie Nutting Prima Doll Phoebe (chopped her skirt and legs off).  Sloshed some Distress inks on the bodice, fussy cut her and made the leaf skirt and layered it all onto maroon card.  The sentiment is made up from Sentiments Builders: Thank You and Sentiment Builders: Happy.

I'm entering this into Papertake Weekly - Soooooo Girlie.


16 comments:

  1. Oh wow, this had me swooning, Shirley! LOVE.THIS.SO.MUCH!

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  2. I'm sitting here swooning with Shery! This is beyond genius!! And I'm loving the blog look!! Hugs, Darnell

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  3. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this Shirley!!!

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  4. WOW! Who would have thought a 'leaf' skirt could look so fabulous. Love how you have used the stamp.

    Love Sheila x

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  5. OMG! Pure fabulousness!!!! Your watercoloring always amazes me!!!!

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  6. I can just hear the swoosh of that stunning leaf skirt as it wafts past me, Shirley ... it's stunning! Anita :)

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  7. Wow beautiful design, I love her pretty painted leaf skirt! Shirleyx

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  8. Phoebe looks great with leaves instead of legs LOL. Hugz

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  9. This is the cutest thing! How creative you are to make the skirt out of leaves. Love the colors too!

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  10. So clever, and so beautiful! I love the autumn colors and how the leaves add so much dimension to this card!

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  11. Not only is your idea beyond amazing, the colors and the way you put it to paper is absolutely gorgeous!

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  12. Watercolours mix so great on dress. Great idea and amazing card you made.

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  13. Sorry I am so late stopping by Shirley...this is incredible and so unique! Well done you never cease to surprise me!

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  14. Just gorgeous Shirley, how clever to make her skirt out of leaves! I love this :)

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  15. Oh my gosh - how clever is this? Love it!

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